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LittleBigPlanet 2 review LittleBigPlanet 2 review

LittleBigPlanet 2 review


LittleBigPlanet 2 is finally here. Fans of the original questioned whether the franchise needed a sequel. Developer, Media Molecule argued it did, promising to reinvigorate the franchise that lets players create and share their own levels, and once again deliver that rarity in today’s gaming age – a brilliant platformer. Has Media Molecule succeeded? Is the sequel justified? Find out here in our full LittleBigPlanet 2 review.

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Electricpig awards explained! Electricpig awards explained!

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We love to celebrate truly fantastic gadgets, so as well as awarding review scores to every bit of kit to cross our desks, we’re also now dishing out special awards for the gadgets that warrant extra praise. You can see them above, and they’re now appearing across our reviews pages too. What does a product need to qualify for a special award? Read on, and we’ll break it down.

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Angry Birds PC review Angry Birds PC review

Angry Birds PC review

The Angry Birds PC version was an inevitability: Rovio’s franchise is a modern-day gaming phenomenon that shows no signs of slowing down. It’s already comprehensively conquered the iPhone and Android platforms, and even boasts its own range of must-have merchandise – we’re eagerly awaiting the Angry Birds board game due in May. Find out if it’s made the transition to Windows XP and Windows 7 successfully in our Angry Birds PC review right here.

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Motorola Defy review Motorola Defy review

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Motorola Defy review

The Motorola Defy is, against all odds, a rugged phone that’s both a) not chunky and b) not rubbish. No, really. We think this might just be a first – read on for our full Motorola Defy review to find out why we’re so smitten.

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Advent Vega review Advent Vega review

Advent Vega review

Update: Advent has been in touch to tell us issues outputting sound through HDMI is down to our Sony TV. Apparently, it’s a well-known issue, with discussions all over the web. We can’t test it at the moment, since we only have Sony TVs to hand, but have you replicated it at home? Give us a shout in the comments section.


Oh, Advent Vega. It’s been a torrid love affair. While the Samsung Galaxy Tab snubbed us with its high asking price, here you were, promising scarily similar performance and specs, at less than half the cost. You’ve been playing hard to get on online stores, and come out of nowhere, winding up as one of the most anticipated gadgets of 2010 in the UK.

Now though, we’ve had a chance to test the slate out thoroughly, and cut through all the hype. Has it been worth the wait? Read our full Advent Vega review to find out.

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Gran Turismo 5 review Gran Turismo 5 review

Gran Turismo 5 review

Gran Turismo 5. Just say it folks. Savour those words. It’s actually here. With a development period of more than half a decade, Gran Turismo 5 was perilously close to becoming video gaming’s equivalent of Guns and Roses’ Chinese Democracy in the “painful delay” stakes. After much anticipation and hype, the latest installment in Polyphony Digital’s “Real Racing Simulator” series has finally hit the PS3, but does it have what it takes to shake off the competition? Read our Gran Turismo 5 review to find out.

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Boxee Box review Boxee Box review

Boxee Box review

The Boxee Box first snared our interest at CES in January. Almost a year has passed since then, and yet it’s held our fickle affections remarkably well. That’s partly down to its odd design, but mostly due to the chipper folks at Boxee itself.

Begun as a media centre-style app for desktop PCs and Macs, Boxee gained notoriety as an Apple TV hack, finally making Apple’s set top companion able to play files beyond the reach of iTunes. Now, it’s at home inside a box of its own, how does it measure up? Read our full Boxee Box review and we’ll spill the beans.

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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood review

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood has cause a lot of consternation and confusion in the months since it was first announced. Is it a sequel or not? Would a follow up just a year after Assassin’s Creed 2 mean it was rushed, buggy and uninspired? We’re still not sure about the former, and frankly, we don’t think Ubisoft is either. But we can allay all fears about the latter: this, friends, is game of the year. Read on to find out why in our Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood review.

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